Online Resources

These online resources and tools provide valuable information to get your business started and to protect your intellectual property.
SBA Logo
The SBA has a wealth of information about starting a business including how to obtain SBA loans and other financing.

SBA Website
US Copyright Office Seal
Learn about copyright laws and how to protect your intellectual property including at the US Copyright Office website.

USCO Website
US Patent and Trademark Office Seal
The US Patent & Trademark Office has resources to get help you get started with filing patents or trademarks.

USPTO Website
The Employment Development Department of California Logo
The Employment Development Department of CA explains a new law that requires employers to e-file and pay payroll taxes.

EDD Website
Legal Zoom Logo
LegalZoom provides low cost legal assistance including business formation, corporate filings, trademarks, patents and more.

LegalZoom Website
Business USA Logo
BusinessUSA is a one-stop platform of information to make it easy for businesses to access services and help them grow and hire.

BusinessUSA Website
SCORE Logo
SCORE is the nation’s largest network of free, expert business mentors. SCORE can offer assistance with getting a business started.

SCORE Website
Intuit QuickBooks Logo
QuickBooks Small Business Center is a guide to running your small business. Find resources about finance, HR, marketing, and more.

QB Website